New ‘Top Docs’ highlights Smyrna’s efforts to combat COVID-19

The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs’ show features Derek Norton – MAG’s director of Government Relations and the mayor of Smyrna – discussing Smyrna’s efforts to combat and manage the COVID-19 outbreak.

Norton discusses…

– What Smyrna is doing to reduce the spread of COVID-19
– How Smyrna is coordinating its efforts with other municipalities
– How the city is helping businesses contend with the COVID-19 outbreak
– How Smyrna is helping its families that are in need
– How the city is ensuring it continues to provide essential services
– What residents and businesses can do to combat COVID-19 
– Key messages for physicians and allied health care providers 

Before joining MAG, Norton spent six years on U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson’s staff. He also served as the Georgia Apartment Association’s governmental affairs director for 10 years. Before he was elected as mayor at the end of 2019, Norton served on Smyrna’s City Council for four years. Norton has a B.B.A. from the University of Georgia. He lives in Smyrna with his wife, Laura Norton, and their two children. 

Contact Norton at dnorton@mag.org

Between downloads and live listeners, ‘Top Docs’ has now reached nearly 850,000 listeners and viewers – which includes people in all 50 states and more than 80 countries. MAG has won two awards for the show, including an American Association of Medical Society Executives Profiles of Excellence Award and a Health Information Resource Center Digital Health Award.

‘Top Docs’ is supported with a grant from Alliant Health Solutions in memory of Tom Williams, its former CEO. 

In addition to the video recordings that are available on Facebook, ‘Top Docs’ is available as a podcast on AppleGoogleSpotifyStitcher, and iHeart Radio

Resources

City of Smyrna website

The views of the guests who appear on ‘Top Docs’ are theirs and aren’t necessarily consistent with MAG’s policies or positions. Contact Tom Kornegay at tkornegay@mag.org with questions about MAG’s ‘Top Docs’ show.